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European weekends at the Sacred Mount of Orta

The “European weekend” event promoted by the Sacred Monti Management Authority offers guided tours in 5 different languages (Italian, French, German, English and Spanish) at the Sacred Mount of Orta San Giulio, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visits will take place on the weekends of July and August on a mandatory reservation. The proceeds will be used for the restoration of the first chapel dedicated to the birth of St. Francis. The cost per person is 8.00 euros (under 15 years free), minimum 5 people, reservation mandatory by noon the day before the visit.

SUNDAY 14 July at 10:00 a.m. english / german, 11:30 a.m. espanol
SATURDAY 20 July at 10:00 a.m. Italian “naturalistic aspects by the ranger/ french/ espanol 

SATURDAY 27 July at 10:00 a.m. Italian / french /espanol
SUNDAY 21 July 10 a.m. English / 11.30 a.m. german
SUNDAY 28 July at 10.00 a.m. english / german
SATURDAY 3 August 10:00 a.m. Italian / 11:30 a.m. french
SUNDAY August 4 at 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m.
SATURDAY 10 August 10.00 a.m. french/ 11.30 Italian
SUNDAY 11 August 10:00 a.m. english / german, 11:30 a.m. espanol
SATURDAY 17 August at 10:00 a.m. Italian naturalistic aspects by the ranger– 11.30 a.m. french 

SUNDAY 18 AUGUST at 10.00 a.m. english / german, 11.30 a.m. espanol
SATURDAY 24 AUGUST 10.00 a.m. Italian / french, 11:30 a.m. espanol
SUNDAY 25 AUGUST at 10.00 a.m. english / german, 11.30 a.m. espanol

Visits in Italian, english, french:
mail: cell. +393338777401
Visits in german, espanol:
mail: cell. +393455844708

How to get there

The Sacred Monte d’Orta is located in northwestern Italy about 90 km from Milan, 110 km from Turin and 45 km from the border with Switzerland.

For those travelling by car, the most convenient motorway exit is Borgomanero, along the A26 Voltri Simplon, located about 15 km from Orta. At the exit of the highway follow the signs for Borgomanero – Gozzano – Orta. Once you arrive at the orta car parks you can leave your car and walk up (about 10 minutes), or climb up to the parking lot at the entrance of the Park.

Buses fail to get on and must be left in the parking lot at the start of the climb.

Those travelling by train must use the Novara – Domodossola line and get off at Orta-Miasino Station. From the station to The S. Monte 20-minute walk.

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Category: Guided tours

From 14 July to 25 August 2019

8,00€ (under 15 years free)

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